Practice problem: If a ball of 5 kg falls from 3 m building, what is the speed when it hits the ground?
Please help. I'm not sure where to begin
I can give you the idea of what to do, doing problems of the same idea in math, but I don't know formulas for you.
One popped up that might help: d=m/v or v= d/m.
From what I learned in math, you want to find the rate that the 5 kg falls per second (units of length/ second).
Say for instance that it's .1t m/sec t= seconds.
since you don't know seconds, set it off to 3 (because that formula helps show total distance if 't' is given a value).
As in, .1t = 3 and solve for t.
There's probably a more physicish way to do it.
Hope that helps!